Michael Berenbaum


Israel Gutman, Warsaw Ghetto Fighter and Historian, Dies at 90

By Michael Berenbaum

Israel Gutman, Warsaw Ghetto Fighter and Historian, Dies at 90
Israel Gutman, Israel’s most prominent survivor historian, died in Jerusalem on October 1.Read More


Vladka Meed, Warsaw Uprising Leader, Dies at 90

By Michael Berenbaum

Vladka Meed, one of the last surviving leaders of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, died in Phoenix on November 21 just before her 91st birthday.Read More


Henry Friedlander, Holocaust Scholar, Dies at 82

By Michael Berenbaum

Henry Friedlander, Holocaust Scholar, Dies at 82
Holocaust scholar Henry Friedlander, who established the significance of Hitler’s mass murder of the disabled as a precursor to the Shoah, has died. He was 82.Read More


What the Survivor and Historian Know

By Michael Berenbaum

What the Survivor and Historian Know
Those who lived through the Holocaust understandably have a different perspective on it than scholars who study it. At long last, they are starting to understand one another.Read More


Peter Novick, Historian, Dies at 77

By Michael Berenbaum

Peter Novick, Historian, Dies at 77
Peter Novick, author of ‘The Holocaust in American Life,’ argued that Jews overused the Holocaust to create a false sense of oppression in the U.S.Read More






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